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‘The Treasure’: Many riches in Romanian adventure

Seattle Seahawks - 7 hours 58 min ago

“The Treasure”: This Romanian film, about a search for treasure, is funny and rich with unstated implications. It lives up to its name.
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Thunder prevails to join 40-win club at All-Star break

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:45

Playing with heavy hearts a night after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans coach Monty Williams’ wife died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma to a 121-95 victory over New Orleans on Thursday.
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Thunder prevails to join 40-win club at All-Star break

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:45

Playing with heavy hearts a night after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans coach Monty Williams’ wife died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma to a 121-95 victory over New Orleans on Thursday.
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Girls basketball: Bellevue battles back to win KingCo 3A title

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:29

Senior forward Shelby Cansler tallied 21 of her game-high 28 points in the second half and Bellevue perked up on defense to earn a 65-55 victory over eighth-ranked Mercer Island in the KingCo 3A championship game on Thursday night at Newport High School.
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Girls basketball: Bellevue battles back to win KingCo 3A title

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:29

Senior forward Shelby Cansler tallied 21 of her game-high 28 points in the second half and Bellevue perked up on defense to earn a 65-55 victory over eighth-ranked Mercer Island in the KingCo 3A championship game on Thursday night at Newport High School.
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Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:15

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in with some of the world’s most hardened killers. Those questions were not abstract for Victoria […]
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Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:15

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in with some of the world’s most hardened killers. Those questions were not abstract for Victoria […]
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Justin Rose among popular leaders at Pebble Beach

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:12

Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren’t calling for him, and he knew it.
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Justin Rose among popular leaders at Pebble Beach

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:12

Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren’t calling for him, and he knew it.
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Obama grants monument status to vast swath of Calif. desert

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:03

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region’s fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others. Obama, in California this […]
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Obama grants monument status to vast swath of Calif. desert

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:03

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region’s fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others. Obama, in California this […]
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Las Vegas lawmaker plays role in ending Oregon standoff

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:52

Meet Michele Fiore, the gun-toting politician who negotiated the Oregon holdouts’ surrender.
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Las Vegas lawmaker plays role in ending Oregon standoff

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:52

Meet Michele Fiore, the gun-toting politician who negotiated the Oregon holdouts’ surrender.
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Mitch Penner stays hot, scores 27 in Seattle Pacific victory

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:52

Senior Mitch Penner posted his seventh straight 20-point performance, scoring 27 on Thursday to lead 22nd-ranked Seattle Pacific to an 81-71 win over Northwest Nazarene in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball game.
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Mitch Penner stays hot, scores 27 in Seattle Pacific victory

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:52

Senior Mitch Penner posted his seventh straight 20-point performance, scoring 27 on Thursday to lead 22nd-ranked Seattle Pacific to an 81-71 win over Northwest Nazarene in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball game.
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Australian minister resigns for breaching code of conduct

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:44

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An embattled Australian government minister resigned on Friday for breaching ministerial standards through a business trip to China, clearing the way for the prime minister to announce a final Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections due this year. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said an investigation found Stuart Robert had breached the government’s […]
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Australian minister resigns for breaching code of conduct

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:44

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An embattled Australian government minister resigned on Friday for breaching ministerial standards through a business trip to China, clearing the way for the prime minister to announce a final Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections due this year. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said an investigation found Stuart Robert had breached the government’s […]
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Barry Sanders transferring to Oklahoma State

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:39

Former Stanford running back Barry J. Sanders told The Oklahoman newspaper that he is planning to transfer to Oklahoma State, where his father won the Heisman Trophy in 1988.
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Barry Sanders transferring to Oklahoma State

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:39

Former Stanford running back Barry J. Sanders told The Oklahoman newspaper that he is planning to transfer to Oklahoma State, where his father won the Heisman Trophy in 1988.
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

NBA - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:27

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders’ sweeping victory in New Hampshire’s primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa caucuses winner Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state, meanwhile, tried Thursday night to assure […]
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